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What can possibly cause tingling sensation in my brain like electrical sensations pins n needles.bit pain. feels like my skulls got hard..numb..????

What can possibly cause tingling sensation in my brain like electrical sensations pins n needles.bit pain. feels like my skulls got hard..numb..????

FindAGoodNeurologist: The last time I felt like that,I accidentally shorted my car battery while standing in a puddle of water.So, get out of the rain,get dry,sit down & think about when this happens,how long it lasts,if you black out (even for a second), if you've ever had any serious illness,injury or infection;the last time you did any drugs ;what kind(s)-or-if you may get withdrawal symptoms-then tell a neurologist ...Read more

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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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My brain gets this numb tingling sensation when I talk a lot, hangs there for a couple days, what is it from?

My brain gets this numb tingling sensation when I talk a lot, hangs there for a couple days, what is it from?

See your doctor : Recommend you see your doctor for an evaluation. It is difficult to say what is causing your symptoms without much more information. Best wishes for your health! ...Read more

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I've been having a tingling sensation on the left side of my head follwed by a burning sensation on my fore head. Been worryimg about it could be a brain tumor?

I've been having a tingling sensation on the left side of my head follwed by a burning sensation on my fore head. Been worryimg about it could be a brain tumor?

Not a tumor: your symptoms are consistent with a panic attack more than a neurological event. For your own peace of mind ,go and see a neurologist, he might order a MRI to clear that diagnosis,but the main issue is you get proper evaluation And treatment. ...Read more

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Tingling, crawling sensation next to right eye. Constantly. Mri of brain clear. What is this?

Tingling, crawling sensation next to right eye. Constantly. Mri of brain clear. What is this?

Tic doloreaux / nerv: Sounds like a spasm of the 7th cranial nerve, also called the facial nerve (or rather the temporal branch of the facial nerve). This condition is called tic doloreaux, and can be felt in different ways by different people (numbness to pain) depending on the severity & which nerves in the facial nerve is affected. See a neurologist; good luck, and thanks for asking HealthTap! ...Read more

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Mri brain done for tingling sensation in left predominantly.One dr diagnosed as lacunar infarct other called it ivy space. What to do...

Mri brain done for tingling sensation in left predominantly.One dr diagnosed as lacunar infarct other called it ivy space. What to do...

Can't say: They can look very similar, but in your age group in certain locations, a perivascular spaces (sometimes called virchow robin spaces) are very common and i'm guessing more likely in your case. Haven't heard it called ivy spaces, but i'm guessing it's the same thing... Hard to say without actually seeing the image. ...Read more

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I was reading an article on brain cancer when all of a sudden got cold/tingling sensation above ear near the temple. Could this be related to my anxie?

I was reading an article on brain cancer when all of a sudden got cold/tingling sensation above ear near the temple. Could this be related to my anxie?

Yes: It is very common when reading or hearing about a worrisome problem for the deep part of your brain, called the limbic system, to respond with anxiety. This can manifest as cold/tingling sensation. You can rest assured that this sensation is not likely due to a serious condition. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of tingling, crawling sensation in head, back, legs, hands when Brain MRI normal, and EMG test normal?

What could be the cause of tingling, crawling sensation in head, back, legs, hands when Brain MRI normal, and EMG test normal?

Parasthsias: on one side of the body may be due to TIA, focal seizure or migraine. Random crawling sensation on scalp hands arms and legs is often do to fleas making their last stand in homes with pets this time of year in northern climates. ...Read more

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I have occasional lightheadedness, and on other occasions I feel a head-rush similar to an adrenaline rush. I also sometimes have a tingling sensation in my feet and hands. Should I be worried about brain tumors or ALS? Or is this anxiety 101?

I have occasional lightheadedness, and on other occasions I feel a head-rush similar to an adrenaline rush.  I also sometimes have a tingling sensation in my feet and hands.  Should I be worried about brain tumors or ALS?  Or is this anxiety 101?

Need more info: Your complaints are common to many conditions both physical and psychological. It would take an exam and a detailed personal history to try to understand what is going on. First start out with a visit to your family physician who after an exam and interview should be able to set you on the right road to feeling better. ...Read more

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Does a brain tumour cause tingling sensations in the extremities?

Does a brain tumour cause tingling sensations in the extremities?

Possible?: A brain tumor could cause a variety of symptoms. Before you become worried about this, I would meet with your regular doctor and let them know about your symptoms so they can help you out. ...Read more

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Is it true that with brain tumor the tingling, weakness odd sensations etc usually only affect one side of the body?

Is it true that with brain tumor the tingling, weakness odd sensations etc usually only affect one side of the body?

It can be: Depends on exactly where the tumor is located. If it is on one side, it will produce symptoms on the opposite side of the body. If it is near the midline, it may produce symptoms on both sides. Some tumors have a large amount of swelling around them so their mass effect can cross over to the other side of the brain ...Read more

Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more